IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Analysis 2023 Shift 1, 12 August: Difficulty Level, Questions, Good Attempts

By Ashwani Jain|Updated : August 12th, 2023

The 1st shift of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam 2023 has been successfully completed on 12th August 2023. Now it is time to discuss the IBPS RRB Clerk exam analysis. BYJU'S Exam Prep expert team is conducting the full exam analysis of IBPS RRB Clerk to help students going to attempt the exam in the next shifts. In the current scenario of cut-throat competition, the candidates need to know the ins and outs of the IBPS RRB Clerk exam analysis.

Let's discuss the IBPS RRB exam analysis on 12th August 2023 which will cover the complete IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims overview including section-wise questions asked with the chapter-wise breakup. Also, the IBPS RRB Clerk 2023 analysis will cover the IBPS RRB Clerk good attempts and expected cut-off based on the students' feedback and review.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Shift Timings 2023

Students should know the exact timing of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam so that they will not fall into any unnecessary last-minute mess during the exam day. Based on the exam timings, our faculties will conduct the IBPS RRB exam analysis 2023 on 12th August to provide you with the most reliable questions with solutions.

IBPS RRB Clerk Analysis All Shifts

Reporting Time

Shift 1

8 AM

Shift 2

10.15 AM

Shift 3

12.30 PM

Shift 4

2.45 PM

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Overview 12th August 2023: Key Highlights

Let's go through the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam overview conducted on 12th August 2023.

  • The Quant section was very easy. There are 15 simplification questions and 5 number series questions.
  • In the Reasoning section, 15 questions were asked from very easy chapters such as inequality, syllogism, alphanumeric series.
  • Overall average attempts of the students were around 68-73 as far as the General category is concerned.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Shift 1 Analysis 2023: YouTube Session (12th August)

Candidates must watch and analyze the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam analysis shift 1 YouTube session held on 12th August 2023 at 9.45 AM. Get connected with the faculties through the YouTube live video session's live chat to understand the section-wise IBPS RRB Clerk exam analysis of shift 1. Additionally, you can also be ready with all your related queries and ask them in the live chatbox.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 12th August 2023 (Shift 1)

Let's now go for the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam analysis without any further delay. Now we'll go over section-wise analysis, questions asked in the exam and the difficulty level of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam.

1. IBPS RRB Clerk Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Analysis of Quant section is described for all important asked topics. There are 40 questions in the quant section of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam, each worth 1 mark. Questions were asked on various topics such as number series, DI, time-work, average, percentage, ratio-proportion, boat-stream, etc. You can go through the IBPS RRB question paper to practice for the next shift exams.

Topic Name

Topic Details

Missing Number Series

Simplification 10Q

Data Interpretation

Line Graph- 5Q
Table DI- 5Q

Arithmetic Questions


2. IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam analysis of for Reasoning Ability subject is described for all topics. There are 40 questions in this section. Questions were asked on various miscellaneous chapters such as inequality, syllogism, blood relation, odd one out, and alphanumeric- series. 4 Puzzles and seating arrangement questions were asked.

Name of the topic

Topic Details

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

  • Post-based Puzzle 7ppl - 5Q
  • Square based arrangement 8ppl - 5Q
  • Linear uncertain arrangement - 3Q
  • Box-based puzzle 7 boxes - 5Q
Syllogism (only a few based) 3Q
Inequality 5Q
Word F/B (ANCHORED) - 1Q
Letter based (Pair of 3 letters) - 3Q
Alphanumeric Series (Number and symbol-based) - 5Q
Blood relation 3Q
Odd One Out 1Q
Meaningful Word 1Q

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Difficulty Level: 12th August 2023 (Shift 1)

After considering students' opinions and feedback, BYJU'S Exam Prep team determined that the general difficulty level of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam is easy. Most of the students have attempted more than 70 questions.


Difficulty Levels

Quantitative Aptitude


Reasoning Ability




IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Good Attempts: 12th August 2023 (Shift 1)

The number of good attempts is the approximate number of questions a candidate should attempt in order to increase his/her chance of clearing the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam. Let's go through the number of good attempts in all 2 sections of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam.

Name of Section

Number of Good Attempts(General Category)

Reasoning Ability


Numerical Ability




So far, we've covered everything there is to know about the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam, which took place on August 12, 2023. We talked about the difficulty level of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims, chapter-wise questions asked, number of good attempts.

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